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Peru creates new conservation area in Loreto's Amazon with private bio-park - Peru Reports

Peru Reports
Authorities said that the official demarcation of this new private conservation bio-park will allow them to better protect flora and fauna species in the area. Animals considered special in Peru and found within the park's perimeters include species of ...

IgE in skin stress surveillance -
IgE is an ancient immunoglobulin but its true function is still a matter of debate. Previously proposed functions for IgE include a crucial role in protection against helminths and in host defence against noxious environmental substances, such as venoms.

How synthetic biology will — and maybe won't — change the future ... - The Verge

The Verge
More than a century ago, dairy farmers sounded the alarm on margarine, insisting that it wasn't really butter, and it therefore needed to be classified differently.

Ancient Farmers of the Amazon

Arlington - United States

Watch the video segment from PBS's Evolution: "Evolutionary Arms Race," that illustrates the coevolution of the leafcutter ant and the fungi on which it feeds.

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    Evolution: Library: Ancient Farmers of the Amazon

Bee Farmers Association of the UK
United Kingdom

Professional body for bee farmers in the United Kingdom.

Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants
United States

See photos from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History that expose the hidden life of ants and shows the world from the ant's point of view.

Amazon Reptiles
United States

Photographs of many species and articles on rainforest wildlife and ecology.

Amazon Conservation Team
United States

Works in partnership with indigenous people in conserving biodiversity, health, and culture in tropical America.

Ancient Biomolecules
United Kingdom

Publishes articles about the discovery of previously undetected molecules in ancient biological material, stability studies, characterization of decay products and pathways. Full articles available at a fee from Ingenta.

The Ancient Yew
United Kingdom

Information about yew trees, their history and culture.

United States

Various images related to amazonian plant ecology.

Amazon Kingfisher (Chloroceryle amazona)
United Kingdom

Images and a brief description of this bird.

Jaguar: Mysterious Cat of the Amazon
United States

Compares jaguars and leopards and provides information about the animal's shrinking habitat and relationship with man.

Virtual Explorers: Amazon River Dolphins
United States

Follow a group of teachers as they study two species of fresh water river dolphins in the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve in northern Peru.